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Tuesday, July 06, 2010

Morning Coffee: New Month = New Coupons

Coupons Inc.A new month means new coupons, and currently has some good ones, like $1/2 Dixie paper plates. There's a deal at Vons/Pavilions/Safeway where if you buy $15 of selected paper products, you'll receive a catalina coupon for $5 off your next purchase. The value packs of Dixie plates are $3.99, so buy four, use two $1/2 coupons, pay $13 out of pocket and get a $5 catalina back. That's like paying $2 per package, or 4 cents per plate, which is a good deal in my price book. Links via Logical Media

Aquaphoris part of Amazon's Subscribe & Save program with a 30% discount instead of 15%. That brings the price of a 14-oz jar to $9.35 each and a 3-oz tube to $4.90. Aquaphor is great for babies with sensitive skin, and I always had some on hand for the kids' infant days. It's really easy to cancel a Subscribe & Save subscription by going to the "Your Account" link at the top right of any page on Amazon and then to "Manage Subscribe & Save Items" in the orders section. (Via Baby Cheapskate.) Disclosure: I'm an Amazon affiliate, so any purchase you make after entering Amazon through a link on Chief Family Officer supports this site at no additional cost to you. Thank you!

I don't think the kids will be too excited about this, but Cheap Healthy Good's recipe for Greek Antipasto Pita sounds perfect for a hot summer day. I might add in some grilled or shredded chicken, and maybe if I kept some chicken out and gave it to the kids with just the pita, they'd eat it.

Common Sense with Money reports that the July monthly deals at CVS include free CVS pantiliners and free Bausch & Lomb Biotrue Multi-purpose solution.

Get a free sample of Dove Therapy Daily Moisture hair care from Sam's Club (membership not required).

Moneywise Moms shares how she's keeping sane this summer with a routine. I keep thinking about how weird it's going to be to be tied to the academic calendar starting this fall when Alex starts kindergarten.

At readers' request, the LA Times has a rice pudding recipe from the Lazy Ox Canteen. I had lunch there recently and thought it was just okay. Maybe if I'd had the rice pudding, I'd want to return.

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